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                            Type
M                            at
B                           Work

T    Understanding Yourself & Others
               through the
    Myers Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI)
I
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           Roadmap
M   • Type Theory
B   • Descriptions of Type Preferences
    • Your Type Report
T   • Preference Exercises

I   • Applications

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                 Learning Objectives

M   • Increased self-awareness &
      self-management

B   • Appreciation of others’ differences


T
I
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                      What is MBTI?

M   A theory about personality developed by Swiss
    psychiatrist, Carl G. Jung
B      – asserts that differences between people result from
         inborn preferences

T      – your “type” is the natural or preferred way of using
         one’s mind and directing energy - most of the time.

I      – there are behavioral habits that develop as people
         use their preferences


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                     MBTI Overview

M   • Assessment designed by Katherine Briggs and Isabel
      Myers based on Jung’s theory

B   • 50+ years of use and research; questions are
      deemed Valid & Reliable

T
    • 4 dichotomies (E/I, S/N, T/F, J/P)
    • To allow people to better understand themselves and
      others, reduce stress, and increase tolerance of self
I     and others


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                What the MBTI is NOT

M   • It is not intended to be a limiting factor
    • Is NOT about skills, intelligence, abilities, or
B     technical expertise
    • Does NOT tell you what you can and cannot
T     do
    • People are a lot more than their psychological
I
      type


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            Exercise

M
    Personality Style Inventory
B
T
I
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               How You Get Energized

M   Extravert: Energized from interactions with people
    and the outer world

B
T
I
    Introvert: Energized from reflecting, being in one’s
    inner world



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                                          E/I Description
                       Extraversion                                                    Introversion
M   •
    •
        Seek interaction
        Enjoy groups & discussion
                                                                    • Need time alone
                                                                    • Prefer one-on-one discussions

B
    •   Action, activity-oriented
    •   Prefer to work & play with others,                          • Think first, then speak or act
        participating fully                                         • Wait to be asked for thoughts before
    •   Energized through activity                                   sharing


T
    •   Focus outwardly on action                                   • Focus inwardly on ideas
    •   Like variety and action - multiple                          • Prefer activities that challenge the self
        activities                                                   more than competition with others
    •   Outgoing; like to approach people and                       • Enjoy watching, listening

I
        exchange ideas
    •   Easily share thoughts & ideas out loud

         Select either the “E” or the “I”, based on the preference that seems to best describe your natural way of doing
                                   things - not the roles that require you to behave a certain way.
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             How You Take In Information

M   Sensing: Use senses to detect concrete, realistic, and
    detailed data about present or past

B
T   Intuition: Use intuitive processes to interpret meanings,
    patterns, and possibilities for future

I
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                                  S/N Description
                    Sensing                                    iNtuition

M   • Prefer to know all the facts to lead to a
     conclusion
                                                  • Will accept limited info to reach a
                                                   conclusion


B
    • Trusts actual experience – discounts        • Trusts ‘intuitive flashes’ and
     information from the imagination              inspiration
    • Pay attention to specifics                  • Interested in what is possible
    • Are practical and realistic                 • Focus on the big picture

T   • Focus on the present or past
    • Value common sense
    • Trust their past experience
                                                  • Miss details
                                                  • Focus on the future
                                                  • Value innovation


I
    • Tend to want things as they are             • Are speculative
    • Notice subtle changes in own body,          • Trust their imagination and hunches
     self                                         • Tend to want to try something new
    • Comfortable with routine                    • Bored with routine
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M   Sensing                       iNtuitive

B             Write about this…

T
I
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               How You Make Decisions
M
    Thinking: Use logic, objective processes, using

B   standards and principles



T   Feeling: Use subjective processes, considering impact

I
    to individuals, group, and self



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                                T/F Definition
                                                        Feeling
M
                 Thinking
                                             • Empathic
    • Analytical

B
                                             • Trusts emotions & reactions,
    • Trusts facts & principles, distrusts     distrusts facts & principles in
     emotions in decision making               decision making
    • May appear “tough-minded”              • May appear “tender-hearted”

T   • Fair - want everyone treated equally
    • Objective, convinced by logic
                                             • Fair - want everyone treated as
                                               individuals
                                             • Guided by personal values
    • Decide with the head

I
                                             • Assess impact of decisions on
    • Value competence and justice
                                               people
                                             • Decide with the heart
                                             • Value harmony and positive
                                               interactions
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                T/F Incorrect Assumptions

M   Thinking                        Feeling

B   We are Smart

    We have no feelings
                                    We are always nice

                                    We are emotional

T   More of us are men              More of us are women



I
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                  How You Interact With World

M   •Judging: prefer planned, organized approach, with clear sense
    of direction and closure; stressed at last- minute deadline


B
T   •Perceiving: prefer flexible, spontaneous approach, open to
    changes; energized at last-minute deadline

I
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                               J/P Definition
M                 Judging                          Perceiving

    • Scheduled, organized             • Spontaneous

B
                                       • Enjoy surprises
    • Dislike surprises
                                       • Flexible
    • Systematic
                                       • Casual
    • Methodical

T
                                       • Adapt as they go
    • Plan ahead                       • Open-ended
    • Like to have things decided      • Like things loose and open to
    • Seek closure, decision             change

I   • Try to avoid last-minute
     stresses
                                       • Feel energized by last minute
                                         pressures
                                       • Less concerned with plans and
    • Clear opinions
                                         closure
                                       • Open to varying opinions
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        Exercise – J-P Preferences

M
B
T
I
    What does your closet look like?
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                So What’s Your Preference?

M   • Your hypothesis (in-class assessment)
    Your self-estimate of your type is:

B      E or I      S or N     T or F      J or P



T   • Your reported type (assessment)
    Your reported type on the MBTI is:

I
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                           Verifying Your Type

M
            If the two assessments differ, you can do some
                 exploration to decide your best-fit type.


B
    You may have
    answered the                                           You may have been
    questions or made                                      influenced by your
    your self-estimate                                     current job

T   according to how
    you would like to be
                                                           requirements or living
                                                           situation



I            You may be in a particularly
                                                  You may not have a clear
          stressful life situation and find it
                                                 preference, possibly due to
           difficult to identify your natural
                                                  environmental influences
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                         Validating Your Type

M
    1. Determine both your self-assessed type and your reported type

    2. Read type profiles of all types you are considering


B
    3. Highlight points of agreement and mark Xs beside points of disagreement

    4. Count and compare points of agreement and disagreement to reveal tighter
        fits

T   5. Give marked up profiles to colleagues for their input and feedback

    6. Give marked up profiles to family and friends for their input and feedback


I   7. For some, validating type takes time and consideration.
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        4 Temperaments

M
    – SP = Artisan
B   – SJ = Guardian
T   – NT = Rational
I   – NF = Idealist
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                          SP Artisan

M   •   38% of the population

B   •
    •
        Impulsive, need freedom to act
        Hunger for action, get bored easily

T
    •   Optimistic, repertoire of jokes & stories
    •   Work is process-oriented, not goal defined

I
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                      SP Descriptive Words

M
    Free spirit                 Enjoys the moment
    Process oriented            Practical
    Fun-loving                  Realistic

B   Good in crisis situations
    Impulsive
                                Spontaneous
                                Likes hands-on experience


T
    Needs freedom and space     Adaptable
    “Let me do something.”      Seeks variety and change
    Flexible                    Most worry-free

I   Practical
    “When all else fails,
                                Action oriented

       read the directions!”
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                        SJ Guardian

M   •
    •
        38% of the population
        Long to be useful, lives by “shoulds”

B   •
    •
        Parental attitude, prefers hierarchy, rules
        Prepared for calamity, realistic about error

T
    •   Hunger for social units, reciprocal membership
    •   Duty to serve, might feel unappreciated
    •   Traditional, institutional, conservative, responsible
I   •   Seeks work where belong, serve, relied upon


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                      SJ Descriptive Words

M   Loyal to system
    Duty
                                 Procedures
                                 Decisive

B
    Super dependable             Stability
    Resists change               “Should” and “Should not”
    Preserves traditions         Social responsibility

T   Precise
    “K.I.S.S. –Keep It Short &
                                 Structure
                                 Orderly

I
       Simple”                   Authority dependent
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                       NT Rational

M   • 12% of the population

B
    • Seeks intelligence/knowledge; higher education
    • Must be competent, can be critical of self/others
    • Communications not redundant; might be too abstract
T     for others to follow
    • Work performance is means to an end (increased
I     abilities)


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                      NT Descriptive Words

M
    High achievers                     Principles
    Knowledge seekers                  Enjoys complexity
    Objective perceptions              Authority independent

B   Independent
    Self-doubt
                                       Architects of change
                                       Systems designers


T
    Intellectually curious             Argumentative
    Conceptualizers                    “What would
    Competition with self and others      happen if . . .”

I   Non-conformist
    Wordsmiths
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                          NF Idealist

M   •   12% of the population

B   •
    •
        Must self-actualize; wants to be unique
        Wants to find & help others find meaning in life

T
    •   Integrity means being authentic
    •   Work is making a difference in the world
    •   Has trouble placing limits on giving to others
I
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                         NF Descriptive Words

M
    Seductive                      Vivid imagination
    Interpersonal skills           Mysterious
    Supportive of others           Hypersensitive to conflict

B   Sympathetic
    Relationships
                                   Search for self
                                   Autonomy

T
    Possibilities for people       Needs encouragement
    Interaction                       & recognition
    Cooperation                    Integrity

I   “Becoming”                     Giving strokes freely
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    What Are Your Questions?

M
B
T
I
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